TTC employees chased by person with syringe, say Toronto police

Two TTC employees were chased inside Dundas subway station by a person holding a syringe, according to Toronto police.

The incident occurred around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.

The employees were able to escape with no injuries reported, police said.

This incident comes after a series of violent incidents on the TTC.

On Tuesday, a woman in her 20s was allegedly stabbed in the head and face near Spadina and Sussex avenues around 2 p.m. while riding a streetcar. The female suspect was arrested on scene.

The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

On Monday, police arrested four 13-year-olds after two TTC employees were allegedly assaulted in what the union called a “despicable” swarming attack. That incident occurred around 3 p.m. near Kennedy Station.

Then on Jan. 21, a TTC bus operator was reportedly shot with a replica gun in the Markham Road and Progress Avenue area around 6:30 p.m.

The suspects in that incident were also allegedly teenage males.

The suspect in Wednesday morning’s incident was arrested on scene, police said.

With files from Ana Pereira and Santiago Arias Orozco

Edward Djan is a breaking news reporter, working out of the Star’s radio room in Toronto. Follow him on Twitter: @EdwardDjan1


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